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Incumbent Perdue to face Ossoff in Georgia U.S. Senate seat runoff - Edison Research

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(Reuters) - David Perdue, the incumbent Republican U.S. senator for Georgia, will face Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff in a runoff race on Jan. 5, Edison Research said on Friday.

Edison said Perdue had 49.8% of the estimated vote tallied compared with 47.9% for Ossoff. Under Georgia election law, a winning candidate must receive more than 50% of the vote to avoid a runoff between the two top candidates.

Georgia election officials have not yet ordered a runoff in that race.

Reporting by Se Young Lee; Editing by Leslie Adler

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